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The Carter Center
URL:Goto this web site  http://www.cartercenter.org/ 
Name:The Carter Center 



 
Alternate Name:Carter Presidential Center 
Address:441 Freedom Parkway 
Mailing Address: 
City:Atlanta 
State:Georgia 
Postal Code:30307 
Country:UNITED STATES 
Latitude/Longitude:lat=33.766894; long=-84.357674
Find Gardens Nearby
Weather:current weather 
Phone:+1.404.331.3900 
Fax: 
E-Mail:carterweb@emory.edu 
Contact: 
Designer(s): 
Contruction Date:c. 1982 
Public/Private:PUBLIC 
Hours: 
Admission: 
Added to JGarden:1/1/1998 
Last Updated:2/3/2002 
JGarden Description:The Carter Presidential Center is a 37 acre retreat located just two miles from downtown. The Japanese garden was a gift from Yoshida Tadao, founder and president of Yoshida Kogyo KK (YKK) as an expression of his long personal friendship with President Carter.

The garden imitates a landscape of deep mountains and secluded valleys. The two waterfalls that are at the core of the design represent the president and his wife. The two stone lanterns placed in the heart of the garden symbolize the hope implict in the Carter Center. 




A bit of water here,
There, between the trees -
The sea!


Umi sukoshi
Niwa ni izumi no
Ko no ma ka na.

  Sogi
  trans. by M.V. Otake

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